Randy Travis, 57, was honored with his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday, and surprised the crowd by singing “Amazing Grace.”

RANDY TRAVIS SINGS AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

Travis suffered a life-threatening stroke in 2013, which left him with multiple surgeries and a six-month hospital stay.“ Randy stared death in the face, but death blinked,” Travis’ wife Mary Davis-Travis said at the ceremony. “Today God’s proof of a miracle stands before you.”

The Grammy-winning baritone was inducted alongside fiddler Charlie Daniels and record producer Fred Foster. Fellow artists Garth BrooksBrad PaisleyDolly PartonKris Kristofferson, and Alan Jackson honored the inductees with speeches and musical tributes. Travis was the first country artists whose debut album went platinum in its first year.

Jackson compared Travis to Elvis. “When he sang, the women were screaming and fainting and it was crazy,” Jackson said. “I loved it. Someone singing real country music and having that effect and selling all those records, it just made me so happy.”

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